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Easy wine cocktail recipes

Published: March 30, 2021 at 12:13 pm
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Try our best ever wine cocktail recipes, from a simple pitcher of sangria for summer days, to a fruity sparkling spritz or a marvellous mimosa

Looking for the perfect pitcher of sangria or a sensational spritz recipe? Put that bottle of red, white, rosé or sparkling wine to good use with our innovative cocktail recipes and celebratory tipples. For summer sipping, check out the best summer wines to buy.


Try our mouth-watering cocktail ideas below, or read up on the best supermarket sparkling wines to bring the fizz to your next party. Break out the cocktail shaker and try our easy cocktail recipes to quench your thirst.

Easy wine cocktail recipes

Classic sangria

This classic red wine cocktail is a firm Spanish favourite when summer rolls around. Channel holiday vibes with this crowd-pleasing punch and make a batch guests can help themselves to.

Sangria in a jug with three glasses of sangria beside it

White wine sangria

Dry white wine is mixed with elderflower liqueur, brandy and seasonal, fruity flavours to make this knock-out white wine sangria.

White sangria in pitcher and glasses

Aperol mimosa

This Italian twist on the traditional buck’s fizz is a great way to give a nod to the spritz for a special occasion. The Aperol lends a great colour and bitter edge to this classic sparkling wine cocktail.

Mimosa Cocktail Recipe

Raspberry frosé

Make rosé wine the star of this simple sharing cocktail. Mix a light and refreshing wine with sharp and sweet raspberries to create this fabulous frozen mix. It's ideal for a warm summer day lounging in the garden.

Easy Jug Cocktail Recipes

Bicicletta spritz

A sophisticated take on a classic cocktail, this recipe uses dry white wine (a light Italian variety) in place of the usual prosecco, Campari and wheels of fresh orange. Throw together this easy cocktail in minutes.

Bicicletta spritz

Iced tea sangria

Eke out every moment of sunshine with this easy-drinking wine cocktail. Packed with zesty lemons, juicy oranges and a touch of sweet honey.

Iced Tea Sangria Recipe

Campari spritz

Mix yourself an absolute classic – the campari spritz. Not as sweet as Aperol, Campari joins sparkling wine, sparkling water and a big wedge of orange in this sunny spritz cocktail.

Campari Spritz Recipe

Limoncello spritz

Make your spritz a zesty one with this refreshing idea. You'll need limoncello, sparkling wine, sparkling water and a little fresh thyme for a fruity, herby sipper. This cracking cocktail needs just three main ingredients.

Limoncello spritz with a thyme sprig garnish

Rosé negroni sbagliato

We've taken a classic Italian cocktail and given it a summery twist, perfect for an easy aperitivo. The fruity, aromatic Lillet liqueur, sparkling rosé and herby Campari are a match made in heaven.

Negroni Sbagliato Cocktail Recipe with Rosé Wine

Hugo spritz

A deliciously delicate cocktail, The Hugo calls for elderflower liqueur, sparkling wine, sparkling water and a sprig of fresh mint.

Hugo Spritz Recipe

Rosé cooler cocktail

Did you know that rosé wine mixed with apple juice makes the beginnings of an excellent gin cocktail? This pretty pink cooler also calls for elderflower spritz and merle cassis for a deliciously delicate mix of floral flavours.

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